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Ducati Multistrada 950 Vs BMW S 1000 XR Vs Honda Africa Twin comparison


Ducati Multistrada 950 Vs BMW S 1000 XR Vs Honda Africa Twin Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Multistrada 950 Vs S 1000 XR Vs Africa Twin on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

Multistrada 950 Vs S 1000 XR Vs Africa Twin – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Honda Africa Twin in New Delhi starts at ₹ 13.5 Lakh. On the other hand, BMW S 1000 XR price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 21.3 Lakh Lastly, the Ducati Multistrada 950 starts at ₹ 15.49 Lakh.

SummaryDucati Multistrada 950BMW S 1000 XRHonda Africa Twin
Price₹ 15.49 Lakh₹ 21.3 Lakh₹ 13.5 Lakh
Body TypeOff RoadSportsOff Road
Mileage16.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l16.00 Km/l
Power111.00 bhp163.00 bhp87.70 bhp
Engine937.0 CC999.0 CC999.1 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Multistrada 950 Vs S 1000 XR Vs Africa Twin – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Honda Africa Twin base engine returns 16 Km/l. The BMW S 1000 XR base returns 20 Km/l. The Ducati Multistrada 950 basic model, on the other hand, gives 16 Km/l.

Multistrada 950 Vs S 1000 XR Vs Africa Twin – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Honda Africa Twin gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW S 1000 XR comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Ducati Multistrada 950 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 937.0 cc999.0 cc999.1 cc
No Of Cylinder 242
Max Power 111 bhp @ 9000 rpm163 bhp @ 11000 rpm87.7 bhp @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque 96 Nm @ 7750 rpm114 Nm @ 9250 rpm93.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Electronic Fuel InjectionElectronic InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledWater/oil-cooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf/Kick Start
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 20.0 L20.0 L18.8 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A4.0 LN/A
Mileage 16.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l16.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 230 kg216 kg243 kg
Length 2280 mm2183 mm2334 mm
Width 985 mm940 mm932 mm
Height 1220 mm1408 mm1478 mm
Wheelbase 1594 mm1548 mm1571 mm
Ground Clearance N/AN/A251 mm
Seat Height 840 mm840 mm840 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet MultiplateMultiplate Clutch In Oil BathWet, Multiplate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Tubular Steel Trellis FrameAluminium Composite Bridge Frame, Partially Self-supporting EngineSemi Double Cradle
Front Suspension KYB 48 Mm Fully Adjustable USD ForkUpside-down Telescopic Fork Ø 46 Mm, Compression And Rebound Stage AdjustableInverted Telescopic Fork
Rear Suspension Fully Adjustable Monoshock,electronic Compression, Rebound Damping And Spring Pre-load Adjustment With Ducati Skyhook Suspension Evo (DSS), Aluminium Double-sided SwingarmAluminium 2-sided Swing Arm, Rebound Damping AdjustablePro-Link


Front Brake Type Dual DiscTwin DiscHydraulic Double Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscHydraulic Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm320 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 265 mm265 mm256 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 19 inches17 inches21 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsSpoke Wheels
Front Tyre Pirelli Scorpion Trail II 120/70 R19120/70 ZR 1790/90-21M/C 54H
Rear Tyre Pirelli Scorpion Trail II 170/60 R17190/55 ZR 17150/70R18M/C 70H


Battery Maintenance Free12 V / 8 Ah, Maintenance-Free12V 6A-h
Headlight LEDHalogenLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
6-Speed Cruise Drive Transmission--cross
All-New Milwaukee-Eight 107 Engine--cross
ASC (Automatic Stability Control)--cross
Comfortable Handlebar--cross
Dual Clutch Transmission--tick
Dual LED Headlamps--tick
Dunlop Multi-Tread Blackwall Tyres--cross
Fairing Design Reduces Head Buffeting--cross
HSC (Hill Start Control) --cross
LED Headlamps--cross
LED Winkers and Taillights--tick
Manual Shift Selector--tick
One-Touch Design Philosophy--cross
Pure Harley-Davidson Styling--cross
Rally Style Rider Console--tick
Reflex Linked Brembo Brakes with ABS--cross
Standard Battery Charging Harness--cross
Steering Head and Front Forks--cross
Suit Yourself Riding Modes--tick
TFT Rider Information Display With Connectivity--cross
The DCT Engine--tick
Two-Up Street Glide Seat--cross

Additonal Features

Key Features

Competitor of Ducati Multistrada 950

Competitor of BMW S 1000 XR

Competitor of Honda Africa Twin

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